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IMEI = NULL in Samsung Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3 FM-N9005 which had base band version N9005ZHUDMJ9 and build number JSS15J.N9005XXUDMK2 running on jelly bean 4.3. I searched for its latest firmware on Sam Mobile and there was ...
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chrome uninstall left behind com.android.chrome[noinfo] apk with active connections

I have an unrooted Samsung Note phone (active service with AT&T). It is almost two years old and became slower and slower. I do not have any unnecessary apps and I mostly use my phone for email ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 bootloop even after flashing rom

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GT N7000 India. It rebooted automatically the day before yesterday and then it got stuck at the Logo screen. I have downloaded and flashed it with ...
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The phone won't receive some text messages (Specially the verification codes from Google, Dropbox, Evernote, etc)

Recently, my phone stopped receiving verification text messages from Google, Dropbox and Evernote. I contacted the carrier and they say on their end things are working (My other phone (same carrier) ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note stopped vibrating

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 1 and it has quit vibrating. All the options for it are turned on but it has quit working. What do I do?
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Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file)

Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file) This happens to some of my MP3 files when I try to play them on my Note-3. They ...
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Why is the screen rotation slow and freezing the screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy note 10.1, and the screen rotation before was noticeably quicker. It just recently started to take another second or two to rotate. On top of that, everything on screen will ...
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Samsung kies3, device does not support initializing

I am using my galaxy note 3 with stock software and getting this error, never upgraded in this computer. Any ideas what the problem is and how to solve it? Thanks!
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Can an Android phone be backed up while stuck at boot loop?

I have Samsung Galaxy Note N-7000 which got stuck at boot loop after installing and opening and app called InstaFrame, is there anyway to backup the device before doing a factory reset to get the ...
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Prevent older mail to be synced

I have own mail server and two smartphones connected to it via Samsung default mail client: SGS 3 abd Galaxy Note 3. There is no problem receiving new emails, but the problem is that it keeps sending ...
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Samsung Galaxy SHV-160k won't get signal

I bought on ebay a refurbish Galaxy Note N-7000. Once I received it I put my chip and for my surprise ther was no signal. After checking It I noticed it has on the back of the phone N-7000 but when I ...
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Samsung Kies better than OTA?

I was wondering if Kies provides any kind of advantage towards getting a pending update for my galaxy note 3 phone. I am still waiting for an OTA KitKat update and, if Kies would allow me to end the ...
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Rooting Samsung Note N7000 Android 4.1.2 ( SHV-E160L)

I like to root Samsung N7000 Note running on Android 4.1.2. The ROM is a Korean version SHV-E160L ). This ROM seems to be very unique and has a few unwanted features. Is there any safe rooting ...
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galaxy note 1 - snote - how to select and drag something i've drawn?

I'm using the galaxy note 1 running android 4.0. I have S Note opened. I drew a picture of a cat at the top left corner of canvas. Now I want to drag my cat to the bottom right corner of the ...
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Installing CyanogenMod on Galaxy Note N7000 with Linux

I tried it for at least four to five hours now, but I don't succeede: Replacing the regular firmware of the Galaxy Note with it's latest stable CM version. I rooted the phone with framaroot and then ...
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Samsung I717 cannot enter the recovery mode

I'm using the 1st Gen AT&T Galaxy Note. It shows the following message: FIRMWARE UPGRADE ENCOUNTERED AN ISSUE. PLEASE SELECT RECOVERY MODE IN KIES AND TRY AGAIN. I want to use KIES to solve ...
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Multiple rom booting

Is there any way to dual boot on the international GT-n7000 phone ? I have no tried the CWM backup / restore to switchbetween two ROMs but I would guess no issue with that to be encountered. Just that ...
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Unable to flash official Indian JellyBean ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 SHV-E160l

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000. When connected it to Kies it shows as galaxy note SHV-E160l. I tried to flash Indian Samsung official JellyBean 4.1.2 update to it via ODIN. I have ...
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Updated Galaxy Note 8 to 4.2.2: can't pair with Bluetooth devices afterwards

With the previous version, 4.1.2, no problem to discover and pair with my Bluetooth speakers. However, after 4.2.2 upgrade, the Note 8 cannot find them when scanning. My phone, a Galaxy S4,(version ...
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Galaxy Note 1 (N7000) shuts down when connected to internet

I started using my galaxy note on 13th April 2012. Since then I never used mobile data on it except for last one and a half month. But since I started using mobile data on it, I have observed the ...
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Lockscreen rolling notifications like iPhone

I like everything about my new Samsung Note 3. It is a superior device in almost every respect to my previous phone the iPhone 5. But, I have one issue that I have not yet resolved. I cannot get the ...
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I can't flash a custom rom onto my Galaxy Note N700

I just wiped my data and dalvic cache and formatted /cache, /system and /data. I put philz touch recovery (an enhanced CWM) on my phone and now wanted to install a rom. But when I install OmniROM it ...
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changing the “hi galaxy” phrase. is it even possible?

Every once in a while, my note 3 wakes up on its own thinking somebody said "Hi Galaxy" and gets itself into the listening mode to start capturing what it hears from that moment on, then submits to ...
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alternative ways to take screenshots on Galaxy [duplicate]

When there is a rubber-protector around the phone or the tablet, I find it extremely difficult to do a palm-swipe-to-capture action, to get a screenshot. That's due to the fact that the raised ...
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SD Decrypt process Interrupted on Note 2

Running NOTE 2 GT-N7100. Stock ROM not rooted. Enabled full device encryption and SD encryption a couple of month back. Today decided I wanna decrypt the device (process went successful) and then ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 1 /sdcard/ folder tree

Hi I am searching for the factory folder tree for Samsung Galaxy Note 1. I want the folder tree, so I can perform adb shell commands to access these directories. In a quest of recovering data. e.g. ...
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Galaxy Note 1 - Hangs on start up screen

This is the most tragedic thing ever happened to any of my electronic devices... My phone was dead (naturally) battery charge was zero as I was outside waiting for a friend. I wanted to charge it ...
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Power Drainage Issue Note 1

I am having an issue where my battery will drain normally but sometimes when I begin using an App, the phone can go from 76% battery to dead. The phone will try to restart and then dies. I will plug ...
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help me out making my transition from iphone please

I am used to doing a long-press-on-the-home-button to trigger the voice- search. That's a bad iphone habit. Here with Android, it is always switching to the currently-running-apps screen. I tried so ...
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clockworkmod/backup can it be removed?

Today I installed cyanogenmod JB on my galaxy note and I found this huge directory (2.47GB) in the /sdcard partition. Can it be removed or it could be useful? Can I move it on my pc? Thanks in ...
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Why does the default Music Player have an 'End' option in the menu

I noticed in Galaxy Note N7000 with Android 4.1.2 that the default music player has 'End' option in the menu, it is not a problem or a bug, but I never noticed this option in any other Android app, so ...
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How do I sync S-Pen Action Note Created Tasks on the Note 3?

So after using the Note 3 for a couple of weeks, I'm trying to figure out how the new S-Pen feature would actually improve my productivity. One feature that looks promising is that I can pull the ...
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Corrupt ROM file at CyanogenMod server

I am trying to install CyanogenMod in my N7000 issue is the file I am downloading cm-10.1.3-n7000.zip from here seems to be corrupted as when I try to install it from sdcard through install zip from ...
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Suspicious directory “.MySecurityData” in internal storage

I have a Galaxy Note (N7000) device running stock Android 4.1.2. I was browsing the internal storage and noticed a directory named ".MySecurityData", which contains one single directory "dont_remove", ...
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Convert handwritten note to text

The Samsung S-note app has a handwriting recognition mode that will turn handwriting to text in more or less real time, but it slows down input enough for it to not be really practical to use when ...
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Galaxy Note is getting slower and less responsive [duplicate]

I've had my Galaxy Note about 18 months. It's progressively getting slower and slower to respond to user input. Any tap has an unpredictable delay, up to a few seconds. Even typing has a noticeable ...
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Switching to Android, how do I handle music?

My wife and I are planning on switching from apple phones to the Note III when it comes out later in the month. I was preparing to switch my music collection from itunes based to google play by ...
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how to install stock rom from recovery?

first I saw my phone is off and then I tried to turn it on but it hanged on Galaxy note welcome page, so I do Factory reset ,wipe cache and Dalvik cache and System, but while I want to reboot from ...
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galaxy note N7000 wifi disconnect and forgot wifi network

i'm connecting to wifi home spot and after phone screen turn off wifi disconnect and forgot pasword ... in settings about wifi and sleep stays "Never"
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Switch keyboards quickly

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Note with SlideIt installed which works wonderfully. But I can't write with my pen anymore. So how do I switch VERY QUICKLY to the Samsung keyboard and back?
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Would Samsung Galaxy Note II battery work on Samsung Galaxy Note?

Would Samsung Galaxy Note II battery work on Samsung Galaxy Note? Would it fit and would the 3100mAh be a problem because the original of the Note is only 2500mAh?
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How to display touch points on screen

My Galaxy Note with stock ROM had an option via Settings > Developer > Show touch points (or something like that). Now, I updated to CyanogenMod, based on Android 4.3 but I can't find an option ...
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USB Storage blank or has unsupported filesystem

I formatted my USB Storage to NTFS by accident and now it says "USB STORAGE BLANK OR HAS UNSUPPORTED FILE". I know that I need to format it back into FAT32, but the main problem now is that I cannot ...
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power button defect: how do I turn my device on

Recently my power button stopped working, meaning that it does not accept any input. With Cyanogenmod, it was easy to add easily accessible buttons in the notification area to turn the screen off. ...
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How to create videos similar to Khan-Academy videos with a Samsung Galaxy?

I would like to know what is the best option to create videos with audio similar to those of Khan Academy with Samsung Galaxy Tablets. Some of my colleagues have Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note and some of ...
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Why does the default keyboard always change after a phone restart?

I use a Samsung Galaxy Note phone with Jelly-Bean 4.1.2. I also use SwiftKey app as as my default keyboard. After every phone restart, the default keyboard changes to Samsung keyboard. Why does the ...
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Screen turns black after a telephone call on a Samsung i9220

The phone is fine. But. If... after I had a phone call on my Samsung i9220 then the screen turns black. If I press the button on the top right on the phones side I can see the "Desktop" for about ~0.5 ...
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Can i flash indian rom in korean galaxy note?

I got the Samsung Galaxy Note shv-e160l (Korean version) as a gift, running the stock ICS 4.0. I want to flash official indian JB ROM (of the GT-N7000) on it. Is it possible if I root my device?
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Got weird noises with auxiliary jack while charging in the car

I'm using Galaxy Note. And I got this weird noise with auxiliary jack while charging in the car. There is no noise while music is playing, and there is no noise if the charger is unplugged. How do I ...
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Trying to use Kies to upgrade Galaxy Note firmware

Similar to this question: Kies dies when trying to update Galaxy Note firmware I go to upgrade the firmware and it just keeps looping, downloading firmware components. The progress bar keeps moving, ...